- (with concrete) pavimentar; (with flagstones) enlosar; (with stones) empedrar*, adoquinar; (with bricks) enladrillar they thought the streets were paved with gold there creían que allí ataban a los perros con longanizas [humorous/humorístico], creían que aquello era Jauja [colloquial/familiar] to pave the way for sth allanar or preparar el terreno para algoMore example sentences
- The street in front of her was paved in glossy grey stones, curving up into a bridge that spanned the width of a river.
- Once of the first things I did was pave the front with concrete.
- They thought our streets were paved with gold, said one of their lawyers.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.